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2,491 words, approx. 9 pages
Robert Cedric Sherriff, son of Herbert Hankin and Constance Winder Sherriff, was born at Kingston-on-Thames, near London, where his father was an employee of the Sun Insurance Company. At seventeen, h... Read more
1,871 words, approx. 7 pages
R. C. Sherriff is remembered mainly for his plays, especially Journey's End (1929); despite the commercial success and critical acclaim enjoyed by his second novel, The Fortnight in September (1931), ... Read more
3,779 words, approx. 13 pages
R. C. Sherriff is chiefly remembered as the author of a single play, Journey's End, which was first produced at the Apollo Theatre in London in 1928. It was not his first play, but it was the one in w... Read more